Graduate student Hilary Matfess article on In Africa, All Jihad Is Local

Hilary Matfess
May 17, 2019

Yale Political Science Graduate Student Hilary Matfess has authored an article on entitled “In Africa, All Jihad Is Local”. 

The article argues that the rush to link regional groups to the Islamic State could make militancy worse, and that misidentifying an armed insurgency as jihadist when it is not could result in inadequate or inefficient policy response. 

Hilary is the author of Women and the War on Boko Haram: Wives, Weapons, Witnesses (African Arguments).